Do you want to broaden your career options within the post-compulsory education and training sector? This course will qualify you to become a teacher in adult numeracy and functional maths.
This part-time Level 5 diploma course is for people working in colleges and training centres who already have a generic teaching qualification, and who want to improve their skills and knowledge in order to obtain a license to teach numeracy with Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.
During the course you will learn how to develop numeracy skills using active learning strategies, informed by the latest research. A central theme is the understanding that effective numeracy learning is based around learners’ real-world lifestyles and needs.
This part-time course is suitable for existing teachers in further education who now want to become fully qualified in teaching adult numeracy.
If you are not currently working as a teacher, a more suitable course for you may be PGCE Post Compulsory Education and Training (PCET)
According to the 2011 Ofsted report on our teacher training provision, key strengths include ‘the training on the specialist diplomas in literacy and numeracy, which prepares trainees to assess learners’ needs and plan to meet those needs exceptionally well’. The Ofsted report also notes that outcomes on the diploma in numeracy ‘have improved each year and are high’.
Our course is registered with the Institute for Learning, which is the professional body for teachers, tutors, trainers and student teachers in the further education and skills sector.